Events

There's plenty to see, do and enjoy at heritage railway events around the UK. Many railways also offer experience days such as driving a train or dining experiences.

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2nd March 2024 - 3rd March 2024
Local Saver Weekend

Local Saver Weekend

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

To kick off the start of the season we are offering 50% OFF all full priced fares.

Dates
2nd March 2024 - 3rd March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
2nd March 2024
Model Railway Exhibition

Model Railway Exhibition

Mid-Norfolk Railway, Dereham, Norfolk,
Date
2nd March 2024
Event Type(s)
Model Railways Event
Location
The Railway Station, Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF, GB
Distance
0 away
9th March 2024 - 10th March 2024
Mum Goes Free

Mum Goes Free

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

A Mum travels FREE with a full fare-paying adult. One free Mum per booking Pre-booking is essential

Dates
9th March 2024 - 10th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
10th March 2024
Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Enjoy a steam hauled trip enjoying views of the Forth Valley and West Lothian Countryside, while delighting in a morning coffee or a luxury afternoon tea. Steam hauled trains depart Bo'ness at 11:00 and 14:15, all tickets must be pre-booked.

Date
10th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
10th March 2024
Alison's Cream Tea

Alison's Cream Tea

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Join our friendly Front of House Director Alison and her team for her Cream Tea Experience. An afternoon of tea, coffee, homemade scones and cake, all while travelling on our 1950’s steam train. Create those special memories, which you tell us that you love so much!

Date
10th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
10th March 2024
Cream Tea Specials

Cream Tea Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON,

Looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon treat? Why not travel in style with the Northampton & Lamport Railway’s Cream Tea Special

Date
10th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 8BA, GB
Distance
0 away
16th March 2024
A Taste of Faulty Towers!

A Taste of Faulty Towers!

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Straight from London’s West End via the legendary Sydney Opera House, this international sensation has been specially adapted to be performed on a moving steam train and is coming to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway in March 2024.

Date
16th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
16th March 2024 - 17th March 2024
Spectacle of Steam

Spectacle of Steam

Statfold Barn Railway, Tamworth, Staffordshire,

At this event, you can see more working steam locomotives in one hour than anywhere else in the UK!

Dates
16th March 2024 - 17th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Location
Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 0BU, GB
Distance
0 away
21st March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Steam Gala

Steam Gala

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, Keighley, West Yorkshire,

You’ll be able to ride behind our guest locomotives and our home fleet across the four days, with intensive passenger service running on the railway. Across the traction-packed weekend, there’ll be a goods train demonstration and special double-headed trains. The Steam Gala returns in 2023, taking place over four days this year from Thursday, 9th March until Sunday, 12th March.

Dates
21st March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Location
The Railway Station, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 8NJ, GB
Distance
0 away
22nd March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Spring Steam Gala

Spring Steam Gala

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset,

Spring Steam Gala

Dates
22nd March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Location
Station House, Railway Station Approach, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB, GB
Distance
0 away
23rd March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Industrial Steam Gala

Industrial Steam Gala

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Steam Gala at RSR

Dates
23rd March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Bunny Specials

Easter Bunny Specials

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Join us for an Easter treat for the entire family! Friendly, volunteer staff will welcome you aboard a heritage steam train for a return journey that takes you along the shores of the Firth of Forth, with views of the majestic Ochil Hills, before you steam past woodlands, wild flowers and waterfalls.

Dates
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Event

Easter Egg Event

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Easter Steam Train Rides

Dates
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

Join us on board the Easter Express for the longest Easter egg hunt in Essex!

Dates
29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 14th April 2024
Easter Eggspress

Easter Eggspress

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Free Easter Egg for every child on completion of Easter Trail

Dates
29th March 2024 - 14th April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
29th March 2024 - 31st March 2024
Easter Bunny Weekend

Easter Bunny Weekend

Keith & Dufftown Railway, Dufftown, Moray,

This year 2023 we shall run once again, our popular Easter Bunny Challenge.

Dates
29th March 2024 - 31st March 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Dufftown Station, Station Road, Dufftown, Moray, AB55 4BA, GB
Distance
0 away
30th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A fun day out for the family

Dates
30th March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Chocolate Sunday

Chocolate Sunday

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton, Bristol,

Come and enjoy a ride behind our Frys Sentinel that used to work at the Chocolate Factory.

Dates
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Demonstration Goods Workings
Vintage Vehicles
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Easter Egg Specials

Easter Egg Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON,

Easter Egg Specials

Dates
31st March 2024 - 1st April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 8BA, GB
Distance
0 away
6th April 2024
Fairytale Express

Fairytale Express

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Let It Snow Productions presents the Fairytale Express

Date
6th April 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away